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Flaherty, Tierney10/21/2021 4:10 PM0 
Boston – Thursday, October 21, 2021 – Mayor Kim Janey and the Boston Public Health Commission today released guidance on celebrating Halloween safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, urging residents to take extra precautions to keep themselves and others safe.
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McLaughlin, Caitlin9/2/2021 9:35 AM0 0
The Coronavirus Disease 2019 or COVID-19 (formerly referred to as 2019 Novel Coronavirus or 2019-nCoV) is a new respiratory virus that was first identified in Wuhan, China in December of 2019.
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Barrus, Steve8/31/2021 7:33 PM0 
Creates citywide eviction moratorium and plans for Foreclosure Prevention Fund
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McLaughlin, Caitlin8/20/2021 12:16 PM0 
City to address COVID-19 Delta variant through five-point plan
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McLaughlin, Caitlin8/13/2021 3:52 PM0 
To help residents stay cool, cooling centers will continue to be open at Boston Centers for Youth & Families (BCYF) community centers through Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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McLaughlin, Caitlin8/10/2021 11:23 AM0 
Today, Mayor Kim Janey declared a heat emergency in the City of Boston beginning Wednesday, August 11 and lasting through Friday, August 13 due to the hot and humid weather that is forecasted for this time period.
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McLaughlin, Caitlin8/6/2021 1:55 PM0 
Read BPHC's findings from a COVID-19 Health Equity Survey
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McLaughlin, Caitlin8/6/2021 10:34 AM0 
Due to additional information, today the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) is updating guidance issued in response to the cluster of COVID-19 cases traced back to Provincetown last month.
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McLaughlin, Caitlin7/30/2021 8:11 PM0 
Jamaica Pond is temporarily closed to water activities.
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McLaughlin, Caitlin7/30/2021 1:42 PM0 
Risk Level for West Nile Virus in Boston Raised to ‘Moderate’
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McLaughlin, Caitlin7/27/2021 12:45 PM0 
The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) announced there will be an upcoming spraying to help control the mosquito population in the residential neighborhood nearby Fowl Meadow in Hyde Park.
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McLaughlin, Caitlin7/23/2021 9:04 AM0 
Today, the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) released its first commission-wide Anti-Racism Policy Statement and Action Plan. The policy statement, effective immediately, affirms that Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color lives matter and denounces all forms of racism.
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McLaughlin, Caitlin7/20/2021 2:44 PM0 
Today the Boston Public Health Commission issued new guidance to all residents of Boston who have traveled to Provincetown during July and until further notice.
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McLaughlin, Caitlin7/16/2021 1:56 PM0 
Residents urged to take precautions to prevent mosquito bites
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McLaughlin, Caitlin7/8/2021 3:06 PM0 
The event will include a memorial, COVID-19 vaccination clinics, incentives, food, and entertainment.
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McLaughlin, Caitlin7/2/2021 3:15 PM0 
Dr. Ojikutu has extensive experience leading efforts to address inequities in health care
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McLaughlin, Caitlin6/26/2021 1:36 PM0 
In anticipation of the dangerously hot and humid weather forecasted for the beginning of next week, Mayor Kim Janey declared a heat emergency in the City of Boston beginning Monday, June 28 and lasting through Wednesday, June 30.
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McLaughlin, Caitlin6/21/2021 8:06 AM0 
​The Boston Public Health Commission is reminding everyone to take steps to protect yourself against mosquito bites and the diseases they may carry, such as West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).
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McLaughlin, Caitlin6/5/2021 2:37 PM0 
Today Mayor Kim Janey declared a heat emergency in the City of Boston beginning Sunday, June 6, 2021 and lasting through Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Temperatures are expected to be in the mid 90s.
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McLaughlin, Caitlin5/11/2021 2:52 PM0 
Increased in-person service hours at City Hall, reopening of some BCYF day programs, and staggered reopening of BPL all eyed for June
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McLaughlin, Caitlin4/27/2021 6:48 PM0 
Modified and delayed guidance of the latest phase of Reopening Massachusetts plan will allow the City of Boston to prepare for industry-specific needs
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McLaughlin, Caitlin4/23/2021 11:37 AM0 
$1.5 million in funding distributed to 11 organizations working to increase community-based access to and awareness of the COVID-19 vaccine
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McLaughlin, Caitlin4/14/2021 2:00 PM0 
The Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) would like to advise residents and community members in Hyde Park and West Roxbury of upcoming sprayings to help control mosquito populations in selected neighborhood areas.
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McLaughlin, Caitlin4/6/2021 2:43 PM0 
Mayor Kim Janey and Health and Human Services Chief Marty Martinez today announced the Boston Public Health Commission’s Hope campaign, a new multilingual public awareness campaign, encouraging residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine when it is their turn.
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McLaughlin, Caitlin3/26/2021 4:42 PM0 
$1.5 million available for organizations helping communities disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
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McLaughlin, Caitlin3/20/2021 9:13 AM0 
Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that the City of Boston will move into a modified Phase 4, Step 1 of the state's Reopening Massachusetts plan, effective Monday, March 22, 2021.
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McLaughlin, Caitlin3/17/2021 12:49 PM0 
The Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) are investigating an ongoing cluster of HIV infections in the City of Boston in persons who inject drugs (PWID) who are experiencing or have experienced recent homelessness, with 13 newly identified cases between January 1, 2021 and February 28, 2021. 
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McLaughlin, Caitlin2/26/2021 2:12 PM0 
Indoor performance venues, certain indoor recreational activities and live musical performances at restaurants will not resume until March 22.
YesYesNo2/26/2021 2:10 PM3/20/2021 9:28 AMApprovedYes
McLaughlin, Caitlin2/20/2021 3:52 PM0 
Today the City of Boston partnered with the Massachusetts Association for the Blind, Visually Impaired (MABVI) to arrange for older adults with vision loss to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury.
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McLaughlin, Caitlin2/12/2021 3:44 PM0 
Scholarships to build diversity in Boston EMS' promotional ranks
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